Syllabus

Inhalte der LV

Presenting research results in English, for example at international conferences, has become a must for researchers worldwide. The aim of this seminar is to offer PhD students from across different departments to discuss and present their work in progress and thereby improve their presentation skills in English. The seminar will include input on what makes a successful academic presentation, and will offer the students the opportunity to hone their presentation skills as well as their English language skills. Students will practice giving presentations in a variety of formats from shorter (10-minute) to longer (20-30 minute) slots.

Lernergebnisse (Learning Outcomes)

After attending this course, students will:

  • have improved their ability to give clearly structured academic presentations in English;
  • have mastered the core communicative skills required for academic presentations and discussions;
  • have improved their ability to present arguments in grammatically accurate, idiomatically versatile and rhetorically effective English.

Regelung zur Anwesenheit

Attendance required through the entire course. In exceptional cases you may miss one (1) seminar unit.

Lehr-/Lerndesign

The sessions will consist of a combination of lecture-style input, practical activities and student presentations, as well as feedback and discussion of the presentations.

Leistung(en) für eine Beurteilung

  1. A short presentation (5-10 minutes): 30%
  2. A longer presentation (20-30 minutes) presentation of individual research: 60%
  3. A written abstract of the presentation: 10%

Teilnahmevoraussetzung(en) und Vergabe von Wartelistenplätzen

  • Participants are expected to have a level of general English competence equivalent to at least C1 on the Common European Framework

  • Registration required during the period of Registration.

Literatur

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Titel:

To be announced in class


Erreichbarkeit des/der Vortragenden

Please refer to the homepage of the Institute for English Business Communication: https://www.wu.ac.at/en/ebc/contact/

 

Detailinformationen zu einzelnen Lehrveranstaltungseinheiten

Einheit Datum Inhalte
1 10.10.2017; 16:00 - 17:30

Introductory Session

2 TBA (To be announced)

Selected topics, theories and methods and/or student presentation

3 TBA (To be announced)

Selected topics, theories and methods and/or student presentation

4 TBA (To be announced)

Selected topics, theories and methods and/or student presentation

5 TBA (To be announced)

Selected topics, theories and methods and/or student presentation

6 TBA (To be announced)

Selected topics, theories and methods and/or student presentation

7 TBA (To be announced)

Selected topics, theories and methods and/or student presentation

8 TBA (To be announced)

Selected topics, theories and methods and/or student presentation

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